News About 2014 Caulfield Classic

Consistent Magicool Capable of Victoria Derby Success

Consistent Magicool Capable of Victoria Derby Success

Returning to racing in strong and competitive form through the 2014 Spring Racing Carnival so far, trainer Mark Kavanagh is confident classy three-year-old Magicool is confident of success in Saturday’s featured Group 1 Victoria Derby (2500m). Securing a credible total of two race wins and a further one minor places from his five competitive starts…

2014 Caulfield Classic Results: Smerdon Fillies onto Crown Oaks

2014 Caulfield Classic Results: Smerdon Fillies onto Crown Oaks

Local trainer Robert Smerdon enjoyed a big pay day in the fourth on Caulfield Cup Day this afternoon with his two tough staying fillies running an ideal 2014 Crown Oaks lead-up, Fontein Ruby and Crafty scoring the Caulfield Classic quinella. Spruiked primarily as a lead-up race for three-year-old colts and geldings heading towards the Victoria…

2014 Caulfield Classic Tips & Selections

2014 Caulfield Classic Tips & Selections

The feature race for three-year-olds this weekend is the Group 3 Caulfield Classic (2000m), with betting tips set out below. It may just be a Group Three race, but the Caulfield Classic is offering up a lucrative $750,000 in prize-money, which means it has attracted a classy field of horses. There are 13 runners on…

Glen Boss Confident of Magicool Win in Caulfield Classic 2014

Glen Boss Confident of Magicool Win in Caulfield Classic 2014

Glen Boss, who is set to ride Magicool in the Group 3 Caulfield Classic (2000m) this Saturday, believes the gelding has what it takes to win the race. The new-look 2014 Caulfield Classic will carry an impressive $750,000 worth of prize-money as it aims for an upgrade in class. “No horse in the barn (Mark…

2014 Caulfield Classic Betting Update

2014 Caulfield Classic Betting Update

A field of 13 three-year-olds are set to run in the 2014 Caulfield Classic this Saturday, offering punters a variety of betting options and the chance to back a winner. The Group 3 Caulfield Classic (2000m) is one of the supporting races on the Caulfield Cup Day schedule, with a lucrative $750,000 prize pool. So…

Kumaon Headlines 2014 Caulfield Classic Final Field

Kumaon Headlines 2014 Caulfield Classic Final Field

The Group 3 Caulfield Classic (2000m) field decreased dramatically on Wednesday, with the 102 nominations being cut to a final field of just 13. Some of spring racing’s best three-year-old’s will compete for the $750,000 Classic win this Saturday October 18, as part of Caulfield Cup Day. Headlining the classy field is the John O’Shea-trained…

Fontein Ruby Will Run in 2014 Caulfield Classic Over Thousand Guineas

Fontein Ruby Will Run in 2014 Caulfield Classic Over Thousand Guineas

As the final field and barrier draw were released this morning for the Group 1 Thousand Guineas (1600m), there was one notable omission. Group 2 Edward Manifold Stakes (1600m) winner Fontein Ruby was expected to be one of the top contenders for the fillies-only feature race at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday but trainer Robert Smerdon…

2014 Caulfield Classic First Acceptances Draws 103 Entries

2014 Caulfield Classic First Acceptances Draws 103 Entries

There was a great response to the inaugural Group 3 Caulfield Classic (2000m) yesterday as first declarations were taken by Racing Victoria. 103 first acceptors declared for the October 18 race. This is a fantastic result for a Group 3 feature still new on the scene, with the lucrative $750,000 prize pool undoubtedly drawing in…

Inaugural 2014 Caulfield Classic Nominations Released

Inaugural 2014 Caulfield Classic Nominations Released

Today Racing Victoria released a host of Group 1 spring carnival nominations including those for the opening edition of the Caulfield Classic 2014. A new feature on the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival calendar, the $750,000 Group 3 Caulfield Classic (2000m) is a lucrative event for three-year-olds earmarked to be elevated to Group 1 status over…